Sunday, February 16, 2014

Red Cravens and The Bray Brothers



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1960-1963 [WHOW radio shows] unknown, IL – Red Cravens And Bray Brothers (Red Cravens [vcl/gt], Harley Bray [vcl/banjo], Nate Bray [mandolin], Francis Bray [bass], John Hartford [fiddle])
HAZEL DELL Rounder 0015 CD 0015   
OUR DARLING'S GONE Rounder 0015 CD-0015  
EAST VIRGINIA BLUES Rounder 0015 CD-0015
BLUEGRASS BREAKDOWN Rounder 0015 CD-0015  
ANGEL WITH THE GOLDEN HAIR Rounder 0015 CD-0015
JINGLE BELL BREAKDOWN Rounder 0015 CD-0015   
CORA IS GONE Rounder 0015 CD-0015  
PASS ME BY Rounder 0015 CD-0015
CUMBERLAND GAP Rounder 0015 CD-0015
RAWHIDE Rounder 0015 CD-0015
LOST LOVE Rounder 0015 CD-0015
LITTLE DARLING PAL OF MINE Rounder 0015 CD-0015  
GLORY IN THE MEETING HOUSE Rounder 0015 CD-0015
THIS TRAIN Rounder 0015 CD-0015
BUCKIN' MULE Rounder 0015 CD-0015   
I NEVER SHALL MARRY Rounder 0015 CD-0015  
GENTLE BLUES Rounder 0015 CD-0015
BLUE EYED DARLING Rounder 0015 CD-0015
SALLY GOODIN Rounder 0015 CD-0015
1961-1962  [WHOW radio shows] unknown, IL – Red Cravens And Bray Brothers (Red Cravens [vcl/gt], Harley Bray [vcl/banjo], Nate Bray [mandolin], Francis Bray [bass], John Hartford [fiddle])
OPENING THEME (BUCKIN' MULE) Rounder 0053  
BLUE EYED DARLING Rounder 0053  
GIRL IN THE BLUE VELVET BAND Rounder 0053  
HARLEY'S BREAKDOWN Rounder 0053  
THINKING ABOUT YOU Rounder 0053  
STATION BREAK 1 Rounder 0053  
TOY HEART Rounder 0053  
BILLY IN THE LOW GROUND Rounder 0053
LITTLE BIRDIE Rounder 0053  
CLOSING THEME Rounder 0053  
OPENING THEME (BUCKIN' MULE) Rounder 0053  
JOHN HENRY Rounder 0053  
BARBARA ALLEN Rounder 0053  
RED ROCKING CHAIR Rounder 0053  
STONEY POINT Rounder 0053  
STATION BREAK 4 Rounder 0053  
IN DESPAIR Rounder 0053  
WALK ON BOY Rounder 0053  
HOME SWEET HOME Rounder 0053  
HARBOR OF LOVE Rounder 0053  
CLOSING THEME Rounder 0053
1960s unknown - Red Cravens And Bray Brothers
001 HARBOR OF LOVE Five Strings 101
002 JOHN HENRY Five Strings 101

ALBUMS

Rounder 0015 419 W. Main: Hazel Dell;  Our Darling's Gone;  East Virginia Blues;  Bluegrass Breakdown;  Angel With The Golden Hair;  Jingle Bell Breakdown;  Cora Is Gone; Pass Me By;  Cumberland Gap;  Rawhide;  Lost Love;  Little Darling Pal Of Mine;  Glory In The Meeting House;  This Train;  Buckin' Mule;  I Never Shall Marry;  Gentle Blues;  Blue Eyed Darling;  Sally Goodin – 72 (also on Trio PA 3071 in Japan, reissued on CD-0015 in 1997)
Rounder 0053 Prairie Bluegrass: Opening Theme (Buckin' Mule);  Blue Eyed Darling;  Girl In The Blue Velvet Band;  Harley's Breakdown;  Thinking About You;  Station Break 1;  Toy Heart;  Billy In The Low Ground;  Little Birdie;  Closing Theme;  Opening Theme (Buckin' Mule);  John Henry;  Barbara Allen;  Red Rocking Chair;  Stoney Point;  Station Break 4;  In Despair;  Walk On Boy;  Home Sweet Home;  Harbor Of Love;  Closing Theme- 76 (also on Albatros VPA 8395 Really Bluegrass)


SINGLES
Five Strings
101 Harbor Of Love / John Henry

Forester Sisters






Kathy Forester, *04-01-1955 Lookout Mountain, GA
June Forester, *22-09-1956 Lookout Mountain, GA
Kim Forester,* 04-11-1960 Lookout Mountain, GA
Christy Forester, *21-12-1962 Lookout Mountain, GA
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Alan Cofer, Thieu Van De Vorst, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS

ca. September 1984 East Avalon Recorders, Muscle Shoals, AL – Forester Sisters (June Forester, Kathy Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester [vcl] + musicians similar as below. Producer: J. L. Wallace and Terry Skinner)
001 (THAT'S WHAT YOU DO) WHEN YOU'RE IN LOVE 7-29114/1-25314
002 YANKEE DON'T GO HOME 7-29114/1-25314
003 CAL0380 A FEW GOOD MEN 7-28856
004 CAL0381 DIXIE MANN 7-28988 GWB-0535/1-25314
ca. March 1985 Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 1000 Alabama Ave., Sheffield, AL – Forester Sisters (June Forester, Kathy Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester [vcl] + Ken Bell [gt], J. L. Wallace [gt], Will McFarlane [ac gt], John Willias [ac gt], Sonny Garrish [steel], Lonnie Ledford [bass], Owens Hale [drums], Hoot Hester [fiddle/mandolin], Steve Nathan/J. L. Wallace [keyboards],
Produce: J. L. Wallace and Terry Skinner)
005 DAL0382 I FELL IN LOVE AGAIN LAST NIGHT 7-28988 GWB-0535/1-25314
006 DAL0383 JUST IN CASE 7-28875 7-21965 7-19450/1-25314
007 MAMA'S NEVER SEEN THOSE EYES 7-28795 7-21965/1-25314
008 THE MISSING PART 1-25314
009 DAL0386 RECKLESS NIGHT 7-28875/1-25314
010 SOMETHING TELLS ME 7-28795/ 1-25314
011 CRAZY HEART 1-25314
ca. February 1986 Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 1000 Alabama Ave., Sheffield, AL/East Avalon Recorders, Muscle Shoals, AL/ Studio 19, Muscle Shoals, AL/ Boutwell Sound, Muscle Shoals, AL  – Forester Sisters (June Forester, Kathy Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester [vcl]  + Will Mc Farland [gt], John  Wills [ac gt], J. L. Wallace [el gt], Ray Flacke [el gt], Sonny Garrish [steel], Lonnie Ledford [bass], Owen Hall [drums], Hoot Hester [fiddle], Steve Nathan [keyboards], The Birmingham Strings. Producer: J. L. Wallace and Terry Skinner)
012 HUNDRED PROOF CHANCE OF BLUE 1-25411
013 HEARTACHE HEADED MY WAY 1-25411
014 BACK IN MY ARMS AGAIN 1-25411
015 SOMEBODY'S BREAKIN' A HEART 1-25411
016 THAT'S EASY FOR YOU TO SAY 1-25411
017 BLAME IT ON THE MOON 1-25411
018 LONELY ALONE 7-28687/1-25411
019 HEARTLESS NIGHT 7-28687/1-25411
020 YOU WERE THE ONE 1-25411
021 DRAWN TO THE FIRE 1-25411
ca. June 1986 Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 1000 Alabama Ave., Sheffield, AL – Forester Sisters (Produce: J. L. Wallace and Terry Skinner)
022 TOO MUCH IS NOT ENOUGH MCA-52917/25987-2
ca. January 1987 Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters (June Forester, Kathy Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester [vcl] + John Willis [gt], Will McFarlane [gt), Jerry Wallace [gt], Sonny Garrish [steel], Butch Ledford/Bus Adkins [bass], Hoot Hester [fiddle], Steve Nathan [keyboards]. (Produce: J. L. Wallace and Terry Skinner)
023 BEFORE YOU 1-25571
024 LYIN' IN HIS ARMS AGAIN 7-28208/1-25571
ca. January 1987 Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters (June Forester, Kathy Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester [vcl] + John Willis [gt], Will McFarlane [gt), Jerry Wallace [gt], Sonny Garrish [steel], Butch Ledford/Bus Adkins [bass], Hoot Hester [fiddle], Steve Nathan [keyboards]. Producer: Emory Gordy, jr., Barry Beckett)
025 TOO MANY RIVERS 7-28442/1-25571
026 IF I'M GONNA FALL (I'M GONNA FALL IN LOVE) 7-28442
ca. March 1987 Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters (Reggie Young [gt], Larry Byrom [gt], Paul Franklin [steel], Emery Gordy [bass], Larrie Londin [drums], John Jarvis [keyboards]. Producer: Emory Gordy, jr., Barry Beckett)
027 THAT'S WHAT YOUR LOVE DOES TO ME 1-25571
028 MY MOTHER'S EYES 1-25571
029 I CAN'T LOSE WHAT I NEVER HAD 1-25571
030 WRAP ME UP 7-28208/1-25571
031 GOIN’ GONE unissued
ca. March 1987 Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters (June Forester, Kathy Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester [vcl] + Brent Rowan [gt], Mark Casstevens [gt/mandolin], Bob Wray [bass], Owen Hale [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Mitch Humphries/Barry Becket [keyboards], Producer: Emory Gordy, jr., Barry Beckett)
032 /UNY1138*(I'D CHOOSE) YOU AGAIN 7-28368 GWB-0347*/1-25571
033 SOONER OR LATER 1-25571
034 DOWN THE ROAD 1-25571
035 WHATEVER YOU DO, DON'T 7-28368
ca. July 1987 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN - Forester Sisters (June Forester, Kathy Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester [vcl] + Billy Walker, Jr. [gt],  Steve Gibson [el gt], Sonny Garrish [steel], Mishale Rhodes [bass], James Stroud [drums], Mark O'Connor [fiddle/ mandolin], Dennis Burnside [piano/ synthesizer], Mike Lawler [synthesizer], Mishale Rhodes [bass], James Stroud [drums])
036 AN OLD CHRISTMAS CARD 1-25623
037 WHITE CHRISTMAS 1-25623
038 CAROL OF THE BELLS 1-25623
039 ROCKING AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE 1-25623
040 THE FIRST NOEL 7-28207/1-25623
041 THIS OLD WHITE DOORWAY 7-28207/1-25623
042 AWAY IN A MANGER 1-25623
043 SILENT NIGHT 1-25623
044 LITTLE TOY TRAINS 1-25623
045 I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS 1-25623
046 A CARPENTER, A MOTHER AND A KING
ca. March 1988 poss. Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters
047 I'VE JUST SEEN A FACE 1-25746
048 LOVE WILL 7-27575/1-25746
049 LETTER HOME 7-27839/1-25746
050 THESE LIPS DON'T KNOW HOW TO SAY GOODBYE 7-27839/1-25746
051 SINCERELY 7-27686/1-25746
052 THINGS WILL GROW 1-25746
053 SOME PEOPLE 1-25746
054 ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GATE 7-27686/1-25746
055 YOU LOVE ME 7-27575/1-25746
056 A MATTER OF TIME 1-25746
1988 16th Avenue Sound Studio, Nashvile, TN/The Loft Studio, Nashville, TN/ Omnisound Recording Studio, 1806 Division Street, Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters (Kathy Forester, June Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester  [vcl] + Larry Byrom [gt], Biff Watson [gt], Steve Gibson [gt], ); Mike Brignardello [bass],  Eddie Bayers/ Paul Leim [drums], Farrell Morris [percussion],Mark O'Connor [fiddle], Anthony Harrell/Gary W. Smith / Matt Rollings/ Mike Lawler/ Phil Naish/ Shane Keister [keyboards] +  Larnelle Harris, Hurshel Wigington [bck vcl])
057 SWEET BY AND BY Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
058 PRECIOUS MEMORIES Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 25779-2 WB 46545-2
059 CHURCH IN THE WILDWOOD Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
060 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
061 I'LL FLY AWAY (WITH HURSHEL WIGINGTON) Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 WB 46545-2
062 WHAT A TIME WE WILL HAVE OVER THERE Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 WB 46545-2
063 AMAZING GRACE (WITH LARNELLE HARRIS) Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 25779-2 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
064 ROCK OF AGES Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567  JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
065 UNCLOUDY DAY Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567  WB 46545-2
066 HOW GREAT THOU ART Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567  JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
067 LOVE LIFTED ME Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 25779-2 WB 46545-2
068 PEACE WITHIN Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 25779-2
069 GRAND CENTRAL STATION (WITH THE OAK RIDGE BOYS) Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567
070 WINGS OF A DOVE Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
071 THE LORD'S PRAYER Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
072 WHISPERING HOPE Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
073 TURN YOUR RADIO ON Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 WB 46545-2
074 SWEET HOUR OF PRAYER Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
075 DEEP SETTLED PEACE Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567
076 OLD TIME RELIGION Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567  WB 46545-2
077 JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
078 LILY OF THE VALLEY Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
079 THE OLD RUGGED CROSS Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 JCI 2719-2 WB 46545-2
080 MOTHERLESS CHILD Heartland/WB Special Products OP-2567 25779-2 JCI 2719-2
ca. December 1988 poss. Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters
081 ALL I NEED 7-22943/25779-2
082 LOVE WILL 25779-2
083 STILL IN THE SPIRIT 25779-2
084 ALREADY THERE 25779-2
085 DON'T YOU 7-22943/7-25987-2
086 LEAVE IT ALONE 7-22773/25987-2
087 I FELL IN LOVE AGAIN 7-22773
ca. January 1990 Sound Emporium, 3102 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters and Bellamy Brothers
088 DRIVE SOUTH 7-19874 /26141-2
ca. January 1990 Sound Emporium, 3102 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters
089 NOTHING'S GONNA BOTHER ME TONIGHT 7-19744/26141-2
090 I STRUCK GOLD 26141-2
091 OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW 7-19766/26141-2
092 BETWEEN MY HEART AND ME 7-19766/26141-2
093 COME HOLD ME 26141-2
094 YOU'LL BE MINE 26141-2
095 BORN TO GIVE MY LOVE TO YOU 7-19744/26141-2
096 YOU CAN'T HAVE A GOOD TIME WITHOUT ME 7-19874 /26141-2
097 BETTER BE SOME TEARS 26141-2
ca. November 1990 Sound Emporium, 3102 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters (June Forester, Kathy Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester [vcl] + Robert Byrne [gt], Billy Joe Walker [ac gt], John Willis [el gt], Bill Hinds [el gt], Bruce Bouton [steel/dobro], ? [bass],  Owen Hale [drums],  Rob Hajacos [fiddle], Clayton Ivey/ Steve Nathan/ Hargus "Pig" Robbins [keyboards])
098 A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION 26500-2
099 TOO MUCH FUN 7-19291/26500-2
100 THAT MAKES ONE OF US 26500-2
101 MEN 7-19450 7-19047/26500-2
102 SOMEBODY ELSE'S MOON 26500-2
103 IT'S GETTIN' AROUND 26500-2
104 YOU TAKE ME FOR GRANTED 26500-2
105 THE BLUES DON'T STAND A CHANCE 7-19291/26500-2
106 LET NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED 7-19177/26500-2
107 WHAT ABOUT TONIGHT 7-19177/26500-2
ca. November 1991 Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters (Christy Forester, Kathy Forester, Kim Forester, Jume Forester [vcl] + Robert Byrne [gt], Walt Aldridge [gt], Billy Walker, Jr. [gt], Bill Hinds [el gt], John Willis [el gt/ mandolin], Duncan Cameron [el gt/steel], Larry Paxton/ David Hood [bass], Owen Hale [drums], Roger Hawkins/ Clayton Ivey [percussion], Steve Nathan [keyboards/ synthesizer], Mac McAnally [synthesizer])
108 SHOW ME A WOMAN 7-18906/26821-2
109 REDNECK ROMEO 26821-2
110 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU 26821-2
111 I GOT A DATE 7-18906/26821-2
112 ANOTHER SHOULDER AT THE WHEEL 26821-2
113 WHAT'LL YOU DO ABOUT ME 7-19047/26821-2
114 WANDA 26821-2
115 THEIR HEARTS ARE DANCING 26821-2
116 HELP ME GET OVER YOU 26821-2
117 SHE MAKES IT LOOK EASY 26821-2
ca. May 1996 Javelina Recording Studio, Nashville, TN – Forester Sisters (Kathy Forester, June Forester, Kim Forester, Christy Forester [vcl] + Larry Byrom [ac gt/el gt/slide gt/gut-string guitar], Bill Hinds [el gt/slide gt], J.T. Corenflos [el gt], Larry Paxton [upright bass/ bass guitar], Tom Roady [percussion], Gary W. Smith [piano/ Wurlitzer organ/ keyboards], Steve Turner [Wurlitzer organ/ drums/ percussion], Steve Nathan [keyboards]. Producers: Gary Smith, The Forester Sisters.
118 MORE THAN I AM 46274-2
119 ANOTHER SHOULDER AT THE WHEEL 46274-2
120 HAVE YOU SEEN ME 46274-2
121 LET'S GET TOGETHER 46274-2
122 WE WILL NOT PASS THIS WAY AGAIN 46274-2
123 HAMMER AND NAIL 46274-2
124 LOVE AND TIME 46274-2
125 COME AS YOU ARE 46274-2
126 WHEN I SEE LOVE 46274-2
127 I WILL FOREVER PRAISE YOUR NAME 46274-2

  
ALBUMS
Warner Brothers 1-25314 The Forester Sisters:
(That's What You Do) When You're In Love; I Fell In Love Again Last Night; Just In Case; Reckless Night; Dixie Mann; Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes; The Missing Part; Something Tells Me; Crazy Heart; Yankee Don't Go Home - 08-85
Warner Brothers 1-25411 Perfume Ribbons And Pearls: Hundred Proof Chance Of Blue; Heartache Headed My Way; Back In My Arms Again; Somebody's Breakin' A Heart; That's Easy For You To Say; Blame It On The Moon; Lonely Alone; Heartless Night; You Were The One; Drawn To The Fire – 05-86
Warner Brothers 1-25571 You Again: That's What Your Love Does To Me; (I'd Choose) You Again; Before You; Too Many Rivers; My Mother's Eyes; Sooner Or Later; I Can't Lose What I Never Had; Lyin' In His Arms Again; Down The Road; Wrap Me Up – 05-87
Warner Brothers 1-25623 A Christmas Card: An Old Christmas Card; White Christmas; Carol Of The Bells; Rocking Around The Christmas Tree; The First Noel; This Old White Doorway; Away In A Manger; Silent Night; Little Toy Trains; I'll Be Home For Christmas – 16-09-87
Warner Brothers 1-25746/9 25746-2 Sincerely: I've Just Seen A Face; Love Will; Letter Home; These Lips Don't Know How To Say Goodbye; Sincerely; Things Will Grow; Some People; On The Other Side Of The Gate; You Love Me; A Matter Of Time – 12-07-88
Heartland Music HL 1074/1075/ Warner Special Products OP-2567 Family Faith: Sweet By And By; Precious Memories; Church In The Wildwood; What A Friend We Have In Jesus; I'll Fly Away (With Hurshel Wigington); What A Time We Will Have Over There; Amazing Grace (With Larnelle Harris); Rock Of Ages; Uncloudy Day; How Great Thou Art; Love Lifted Me; Peace Within; Grand Central Station (With The Oak Ridge Boys); Wings Of A Dove; The Lord's Prayer; Whispering Hope; Turn Your Radio On; Sweet Hour Of Prayer; Deep Settled Peace; Old Time Religion; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Lily Of The Valley; Old Rugged Cross; Motherless Child – 30-12-88 (Reissued in 1993 on JCI 2719-2 Sunday Meeting with 10 songs omited and in 1997 on 46245-2 Great Gospel Hits with 4 songs omited)
Warner Brothers 1-25779/9 25779-2 All I Need: All I Need; Love Will; Still In The Spirit; Precious Memories; Amazing Grace; Already There; This Old House; Peace Within; Love Lifted Me; Motherless Child – 14-03-89
Warner Brothers 1-25897/9 25897-2 Greatest Hits: (That's What You Do) When You're In Love; I Fell In Love Again Last Night; I'd Chose You Again; Letter Home; Leave It Alone*; Too Much Is Not Enough*; Just In Case; Don't You*; Lonely Alone; Sincerely – 13-06-89 (*previously unissued on album)
Warner Brothers 9 26141-2 Come Hold Me: Nothing's Gonna Bother Me Tonight; I Struck Gold; Old Enough To Know; Between My Heart And Me; Drive South (w.Bellamy Brothers); Come Hold Me; You'll Be Mine; Born To Give My Love To You; You Can't Have A Good Time Without Me; Better Be Some Tears - 10-04-90
Warner Brothers 9 26500-2 Talkin' Bout Men: A Step In The Right Direction; Too Much Fun; That Makes One Of Us; Men; Somebody Else's Moon; It's Gettin' Around; You Take Me For Granted; The Blues Don't Stand A Chance; Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled; What About Tonight – 26-03-91
Warner Brothers 9 26821-2 I Got A Date: Show Me A Woman; Redneck Romeo; I Only Have Eyes For You; I Got A Date; Another Shoulder At The Wheel; What'll You Do About Me; Wanda; Their Hearts Are Dancing; Help Me Get Over You; She Makes It Look Easy – 10-03-92
JCI JCD-2719-2 Sunday Meeting: Sweet by and By;  Church in the Wildwood; What a Friend We Have in Jesus; Amazing Grace; Rock of Ages; How Great Thou Art; Wings of a Dove; The Lord's Prayer; Whispering Hope; Sweet Hour of Prayer; Just a Closer Walk With Thee; Lily of the Valley; Old Rugged Cross; Motherless Child – 93 (sampler)
Warner Brothers 9 46274-2 More Than I Am: More Than I Am; Another Shoulder At The Wheel; Have You Seen Me; Let's Get Together; We Will Not Pass This Way Again; Hammer And Nail; Love And Time; Come As You Are; When I See Love; I Will Forever Praise Your Name – 27-08-96
Warner Resound  9 46545-2 Greatest Gospel Hits: Sweet By And By; Precious Memories; Church In The Wildwood; What A Friend We Have In Jesus; I'll Fly Away (With Hurshel Wigington); What A Time We Will Have Over There; Amazing Grace (With Larnelle Harris); Rock Of Ages; Uncloudy Day; How Great Thou Art; Love Lifted Me;  Wings Of A Dove; The Lord's Prayer; Whispering Hope; Turn Your Radio On; Sweet Hour Of Prayer; Old Time Religion; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Lily Of The Valley; Old Rugged Cross - 20-05-97 (sampler)

SINGLES
Warner Brothers (1984-96)
7-29114 (That's What You Do) When You're In Love / Yankee, Don't Go Home – 21-12-84
7-28988 I Fell In Love Again Last Night / Dixie Man – 31-05-85
7-28875 Just In Case / Reckless Night - 09-85
7-28856 A Few Good Men / (Crystal Gayle and Gary Morris:) Makin' Up For The Last Time – 08-11-85
7-28795 Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes / Something Tells Me - 01-86
7-21965 Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes / Just In Case - 86 (reissue)
7-28687 Lonely Alone / Heartless Night - 06-86
MCA-52917 Too Much Is Not Enough (w. The Bellamy Brothers) / (Bellamy Brothers:) Restless – 09-86 (released on MCA-Curb)
7-28442 Too Many Rivers / If I'm Gonna Fall (I'm Gonna Fall In Love) - 02-87
7-28368 (I'd Choose) You Again / Whatever You Do, Don't – 01-06-87
7-28208 Lyin' In His Arms / Wrap Me Up - 10-87
7-28207 The First Noel / This Old White Doorway – ca. 11-87
7-21956 Lonely Alone / (I'd Choose) You Again - 87 (reissue)
GWB-0348 (I'd Choose) You Again / Lonely Alone – ca 87
7-27839 Letter Home / These Lips Don't Know How To Say Goodbye - 06-88
7-27686 Sincerely / On The Other Side Of The Gate - 10-88
7-27575 Love Will / You Love Me - 01-89
7-22943 Don't You / All I Need - 05-89
7-22773 Leave It Alone / I Fell In Love Again - 10-89
GWB-0535 I Fell In Love Again Last Night / (That's What You Do)When You're In Love – ca 90
7-19874 Drive South (w. The Bellamy Brothers) / You Can't Have A Good Time Without Me - 04-90
7-19744 Nothing's Gonna Better Me / Born To Give My Love To You - 08-90
7-19766 Old Enough To Know / Between My Heart And Me - 12-09-90
7-19450 Men / Just In Case – ca. 01-91
7-19291 Too Much Fun / Blues Don't Stand A Chance - 05-91
7-19177 Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled / What About Midnight - 10-91
7-19047 What'll You Do About Me / Men - 02-92
7-18906 I Got A Date / Show Me A Woman - 06-92

Harold Weakley



By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
19 August 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Harold Weakley (Producer: Don Law, Frank Jones)
001 NCO 80374 TO RUSSIA WITH CARE  Columbia 4-43841
002 NCO 80375 MY HEART COULDN'T STAND IT 4-44544
003 NCO 80376 THAT’S THE WAY I LEARNED Columbia 4-43841
004 NCO 80376 SO BIG A MOUNTAIN 4-44544
15 February 1967 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Harold Weakley (Producer: Don Law, Frank Jones)
005 NCO 120412 SINCE NEVER 4-44286
006 NCO 120413 PAINT A PICTURE OF MY WORLD 4-44105
007 NCO 120414 A X 2218  4-44105
008 NCO 120415 GOT A GOOD DEAL ON A CAR TODAY 4-44286


SINGLES
Columbia
4-43841 That’s The Way I Learned / To Russia With Care – 10-66
4-44105 A X 2218 / Paint A Picture Of My World – 04-67
4-44286 Got A Good Deal On A Car Today / Since Never – 09-67
4-44544 My Heart Couldn't Stand It / So Big A Mountain – 05-68

Weldon Myrick



*10-04-1938 Jayton, TX, +02-06-2014
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Steve Hathaway, Thieu Van de Vorst, Günter Diebel 
SESSIONS
Spring 1958 Auburn Recording Studio, Big Spring, TX – Weldon Myrick and Ben Hall Trio (Weldon Myrick [vcl/ld gt], Ben Hall [hmny vcl/rh gt], Dena Hall [hmny vcl/bass], George Peeples [hmny vcl])
001 HB-2199 SEASON FOR LOVE Gaylo 100 /RCCD 3004
002 HB-2200 ONLY 17 Gaylo 100/RCCD 3004
ca Summer 1961 unknown, TX – Weldon Myrick (Producer: Teddy Groebl)
003 LB-2647 BECAUSE I WANTED YOU Gaylo BM 106
004 LB-2648? THAT'S THE REASON WHY Gaylo BM 106
early 1962 High Fidelity House Studio, 1307 Gregg, Big Spring, TX – Weldon Myrick (Weldon Myrick [vcl/steel], Ben Hall [hmny vcl/gt], Dena Hall [bass], Bob Galbraith [drums-1])
005 N8OW-2453? THAT'S THE WAY DREAMS GO Gaylo BM 110
006 N8OW-2454 I DON'T WANNA GO HOME -1 Gaylo BM 110
November 1965 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick
007 SWA4-2872 CONNIE’S SONG 47-8750/ Steel Gt. Club 8 BCD 16814
008 SWA4-2873 CHARLOTTE 47-8750/Steel Gt. Club 8

BEAR FAMILY BCD 16814 CONNIE SMITH: JUST FOR WHAT I AM (GER, 2012, 5CD box) 
1967 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick
009 PRP-161 FUN WHILE IT LASTED Down Home DH-111 
010 PRP-162 I’M SURELY DYING Down Home DH-111 
ca. January 1969 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick
011 MB-24275 THE FAMILY WAY  45-17218
012 MB-24276 DON‘T MAKE ME GO HOME 45-17218
ca. July 1969 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick
013 MB-24921 CRY LIKE A BABY 45-17332
014 MB-24922 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART  45-17332
ca. November 1970 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick (Producer: Tommy Casassa)
015 M0HS-1123 NOT IN FRONT OF THE KIDS Mega 615-0021
016 M0HS-1124 unknown title
017 M0HS-1125 unknown title
018 M0HS-1126 THE RICHEST MAN I KNOW 615-0021
late 1971 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick
019 IF I WERE A CARPENTER Prize PR98-23
020 JACKSON Prize PR98-23
021 QUEEN OF HEARTS Prize PR98-27
022 CHRISTI Prize PR98-27
late 1972 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick
023 STAR OF THE BAR PR-98-32
024 LONELY IN MEXICO PR-98-32
ca January 1975 Nashville, TN – Sonny Burnette, Hal Rugg and Weldon Myrick (Hal Rugg [steel], Sonny Burnette [steel], Weldon Myrick [steel], John Christopher [rh gt],  Bobby Thompson [rh gt/banjo], Jimmy Capps [el gt/rh gt], Jack Williams/ Mike Leech [bass], Kenny Malone [drums],  Farrell Morris [percussion], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], David Briggs/ Ron Oates [piano], Billy Puett [sax], Dennis Good [trombone], George Tidwell [trumpet], Sheldon Kurland Strings)
025 SUNDOWN MLPS-610
026 ANNIE'S SONG MLPS-610
027 JAMAICAN STEEL MLPS-610
028 STEEL GUITAR RAG MLPS-610
029 LIFE'S RAILWAY TO HEAVEN MLPS-610
030 IF YOU LOVE ME LET ME KNOW MLPS-610
031 MAIDEN'S PRAYER MLPS-610
032 FADED LOVE MEDLEY MLPS-610
033 THE WALTZ YOU SAVED FOR ME MLPS-610
034 THIS TIME I ALMOST MADE IT MLPS-610
035 M5CS-2013 THE GREAT SPECKLED BIRD MR-1234/MLPS-610
036 M5CS-2014 KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG MR-1234/MLPS-610
037 CITY LIGHTS MLPS-610
ca 1975 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick
038 WELEPHANT WALK Steel Gt. Club 8
039 IF I WERE A CARPENTER Steel Gt. Club 8
040 WHEN IT’S OVER Emmons 1003/ Steel Gt. Club 8
041 I STILL MISS SOMEONE Emmons 1003
21 November 1978 [18:00-21:00] RCA Victor Studio, 30 Music Sq. West, Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick (Weldon Myrick [steel], Jerry Shook [el gt], Mike Leach [bass], Hayward Bishop [drums], Pop Bottle [percussion-1], Ash Tray [percussion-1],  Hargus Robbins [el piano], David Briggs [piano]. Producer: Scott DeWitt) [remixed at Shook Shack, June 27, 1979]
042 CATCH MY BREATH  Midland MD 24
043 RIGHT DOWN THE LINE -1  Midland MD 24  
044 TEAR TIME  Midland MD 24  
045 ON MY KNEES  Midland MD 24  
19 February 1979 Shook Shack, Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick (Weldon Myrick [steel], Jerry Shook [el gt-1], Mike Leach [bass], Hargus Robbins [el piano], David Briggs [piano]. Producer: Scott DeWitt) [remixed at Shook Shack, June 27, 1979]
046 THE LAST BATTLE STAR -1  Midland MD 24  
047 SEND IN THE CLOWNS  Midland MD 24  
31 May 1979 [18:00-?] Shook Shack, Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick (Weldon Myrick [steel], Eddy Canady [el gt], Jerry Shook [el gt-1], Johnny Cox [bass], Hayward Bishop [drums], David Briggs [piano]. Producer: Scott DeWitt) [remixed at Shook Shack, June 27, 1979]
048 WE ALL REMEMBER WES  Midland MD 24  
049 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE  Midland MD 24  
050 HOT FOOT -1  Midland MD 24  
051 LET OLE MOTHER NATURE HAVE HER WAY  Midland MD 24  
1990 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick and Jimmy Caps
052 GRAND OLE BOOGIE
053 OKLAHOMA HILLS
054 CABARET
055 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND
056 BRYANTS’ BOUNCE
057 4 WHEEL DRIVE
058 WALTZ YOU SAVED FOR ME
059 SO RARE
060 JERSEY BOUNCE
061 SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN
tracks above issued on album Grand Ole Steel And Guitar
2000 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick (Weldon Myrick [steel/vcl], Pete Wade [rh gt], Mike Leech [bass], Gene Chrisman [drums], Hoot Hester [fiddle], Roger Morris [piano], Eddie Owen        [bck vcl])
062 ONCE A DAY
063 A LEGEND IN MY TIME
064 CURTAIN IN THE WINDOW
065 I'M NOT LISA
066 OH, LONESOME ME
067 A HOUSE IS NOT A HOME
068 IT'S ALL YOUR FAULT
069 LETTERS HAVE NO ARMS
070 I LOVE YOU SO MUCH, IT HURTS
071 INVITATION TO THE BLUES
072 RIGHT OR WRONG
073 TAKE THE A TRAIN
074 ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE
075 GOSPEL MEDLEY: WHAT A FRIEND/AMAZING GRACE
Tracks above issued on album Texas To Tennessee
Ca 2006 Nashville, TN – Weldon Myrick
076 RUNABOUT
077 BACK TO THE GOOD OL' NIGHTS
078 DON'T LOOK NOW
079 WALK ME TO THE DOOR
080 IT'S ALL IN THE GAME
081 I'VE SEEN BETTER DAYS
082 YOUR OLD USED TO BE
083 LOVE HAS CERTAIN WAYS
084 CRAZY HEART
085 WHO LEFT THE DOOR TO HEAVEN OPEN
086 COLUMBUS STOCKADE BLUES
087 LITTLE OLE BAND OF GOLD
088 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER
089 IN THE GARDEN
Tracks above issued on album The Other Side Of  Me



ALBUMS
Mega MLPS-610 Steel Guitars Of The Grand Ole Opry:
Sundown; Annie's Song; Jamaican Steel; Steel Guitar Rag; Life's Railway To Heaven; If You Love Me Let Me Know; Maiden's Prayer; Faded Love Medley; The Waltz You Saved For Me; This Time I Almost Made It;The Great Speckled Bird; Killing Me Softly With His Song; City Lights - 75 Sonny Burnette, Weldon Myrick and Hal Rugg (MX: M5LS-2002/3; reissued on CD in 2004)
Steel Guitar Record Club No. 8 Pieces Of Eight: Maurice Anderson - Rapid Ragg; Jay Dee Maness - Sweet-T-Pie; Red Rhodes - By The Time I Get To Phoenix; Weldon Myrick - Welephant Walk; Weldon Myrick - When It's Over; Jim Murphy - My Mother's Eyes; Jim Murphy - Big Murph; Hal Rugg - Cuttin' A Rugg; Hal Rugg – Jonesy; Weldon Myrick - Connie's Song; Weldon Myrick – Charlotte; Weldon Myrick - If I Were A Carpenter; Bobby Garrett - Rose City Chimes; Terry Bethel - Night Cap - 76
Midland MD-24 Pedalman:We All Remember Wes; Catch My Breath; Let Ole Mother Nature Have Her Way; Send In The Clowns; Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White; Right Down The Line; Tear Time; On My Knees; The Last Battle Star; Hot Foot; Dialog And Crash – 79
Woodsmoke ? Grand Ole Steel And Guitar: Grand Ole Boogie;  Oklahoma Hills;  Cabaret; If You Could Read My Mind;  Bryants’ Bounce; 4 Wheel Drive;  Waltz You Saved For Me;  So Rare;  Jersey Bounce;  September In the Rain – 90 w. Jimmy Capps
Woodsmoke no # Texas To Tennessee: Once A Day; A Legend In My Time; Curtain In The Window; I'm Not Lisa; Oh, Lonesome Me; A House Is Not A Home; It's All Your Fault; Letters Have No Arms; I Love You So Much, It Hurts; Invitation To The Blues; Right Or Wrong; Take The A Train; All The Things You Are; Gospel Medley: What A Friend/Amazing Grace - 01
Woodsmoke no # (UPC 708234072724) The Other Side Of Me: Runabout; Back to The Good Ol' Nights; Don't Look Now; Walk Me To The Door; It's All In The Game; I've Seen Better Days; Your Old Used To Be; Love Has Certain Ways; Crazy Heart; Who Left The Door To Heaven Open; Columbus Stockade Blues; Little Ole Band of Gold; Moments to Remember; In The Garden - 07




SINGLES
Gaylo (1958-62)
BWM 100 Only Seventeen / Season For Love - 05-58
BM 106 Because I Wanted You / That's The Reason Why - 09-61
BM 110 That's The Way Dreams Go / I Don't Wanna Go Home - 03-62
RCA Victor (1965)
47-8750 Charlotte / Connie's – 65
Down Home (1967)
DH-111  Fun While It lasted / I’m Surely Dying - 67
Dot (1969)
45-17218 Don't Make Me Go Home / The Family Way - 03-69
45-17332 Cry Like A Baby / Only Love Can Break A Heart - 12-69
Mega (1970)
615-0021 Not In Front Of The Kids / The Richest Man I Know - 02-71
Prize (1972-72)
PR98-23 If I Were A Carpenter / Jackson - 71
PR98-27 Queen Of Hearts / Christi - 72
PR98-32 Star of The Bar / Lonely In Mexico – 20-12-1972
Emmons (ca. 1975)
1003 When It’s Over / I Still Miss Someone
Mega (1975)
MR-1234 The Great Speckled Bird / Killing Me Softly With His Song – 75 Sonny, Hal and Weldon